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Thank President Trump for Restoring Confidence in the Renewable Fuel Standard
On September 14, 2020, EPA rejected 54 of 68 pending retroactive small refinery exemption petitions, some dating all the way back to 2011.

The petitions sought to dismantle a January 2020 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit. The Court found that EPA exceeded its authority in granting small refinery exemptions in 2016 and 2017. EPA rejected petitions where DOE recommended denying them or providing only partial relief. 

EPA is still considering 14 retroactive or "gap-filling" petitions as well as 31 additional petitions for the 2019 and 2020 compliance years. 

Please use the form to the right to send letters to President Trump and Administrator Wheeler. Thank them for denying the 54 exemption requests and ask them to fully restore confidence in the RFS program.
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